Advanced Placement (AP) Exams of the College Entrance Examination Board

Subject Area/Examination Required AP Score ERAU Course Equivalent Credit
Art
Art History (ARH) 3, 4, 5 HU 144 and Humanities Elective (LL) 6
Studio Art - 2D/3D 3, 4, 5 Open Elective (LL) 3
Art Drawing 3, 4, 5 Open Elective (LL) 3
 
Biology
Biology (with laboratory) 3, 4, 5 BIO 120 and BIO 120L 4
 
Calculus
Calculus AB or BC 3 MA 111 (met/waived) and MA 112 3
Calculus AB  4, 5 MA 241 4
Calculus AB Subscore 4, 5 MA 241 4
Calculus BC 4, 5 MA 241 and MA 242 8
 
Capstone
Capstone Seminar 3, 4, 5 Open Elective (LL) 3
Capstone Research 3, 4, 5 COM 122 3
 
Chemistry
Chemistry (with laboratory) 4, 5 CHM 140 and CHM 140L 5
Chemistry (with laboratory) 4, 5 CHM 110 and CHM 110L 4
Chemistry (with laboratory) 3 CHM 101 and CHM 101L 3
 
Chinese
Chinese Language and Culture 3 LCH 102 3
Chinese Language and Culture 4, 5 LCH 201 and LCH 202 6
 
Computer Science
Computer Science A (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 CS 118 or CS 223* 3
Computer Science Principles 3, 4, 5 CS 120 3
 
Economics
Macroeconomics (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 EC 211 3
Macroeconomics (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 EC 210 3
 
English
Language and Composition 3 COM 122 3
Language and Composition 4, 5 COM 122 and HU 142 6
Literature and Composition 3 COM 122 or HU 142 3
Literature and Composition 4, 5 COM 122 and HU 142 6
 
Environmental Science
Environmental Science (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 BIO 142 3
 
French
French Language and Culture 3 Foreign Language Elective (LL) 3
French Language and Culture 4, 5 Foreign Language Elective (LL)
6
 
Geography
 Human Geography 3, 4, 5 SS Elective (LL) 3
 
German
German Language and Culture 3 Foreign Language Elective (LL)
3
German Language and Culture 4, 5 Foreign Language Elective (LL)
6
 
Government and Politics
U.S. Government and Politics (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 SS Elective (LL) 3
Comparative Government and Politics (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 SS Elective (LL) 6
 
History
European History 3, 4, 5 SS 110 and SS Elective 6
United States History 3, 4, 5
SS 120 and SS Elective
6
World History 3, 4, 5
SS 110 and SS Elective
6
 
Italian
Italian Language and Culture 3 Foreign Language Elective (LL) 3
Italian Language and Culture  4, 5  Foreign Language Elective (LL)
 
Japanese
Japanese Language and Culture
3 Foreign Language Elective (LL)
3
Japanese Language and Culture
4, 5 Foreign Language Elective (LL)
6
 
Latin
Latin 3 Open Elective (LL) 3
Latin 4, 5 Open Elective (LL) 6
 
Music
Music Theory 3 Humanities LL 3
Music Theory 4, 5 Humanities LL and Open Elective 6
 
Physics
Physics 1 3, 4, 5 PS 113 and PS 113L 4
Physics 2 3, 4, 5 PS 117 3
Physics C - Mechanics (half-year course) 3 PS 113 and PS 113L 4
Physics C - Mechanics (half-year course)
4, 5  PS 150 or PS 226 and PS 226L
Physics C - Electricity and Magnetism (half-year course) 3 May take course equivalency exam 0
Physics C - Electricity and Magnetism (half-year course)
4, 5 PS 250 or PS 228 3
 
Psychology
Psychology (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 PSY 101 3
 
Spanish
Spanish Language and Culture  3 LSP 102 3
Spanish Language and Culture 
4, 5 LSP 201 and LSP 202 6
Spanish Literature 3, 4, 5 Open Elective (LL) 6
 
Statistics
Statistics (half-year course) 3, 4, 5 MA 222 3

This document is compiled from credit determinations made in the applicable academic departments. Original documentation is maintained in the DB Registrar's Office. Effective Summer 2021.

* Some Engineering degrees require MATLAB. See Engineering Fundamentals Coordinator

** LL = Lower Level